Technology to Assess and Treat Pain in Pediatric Rheumatology

Rheum Dis Clin North Am. 2022 Feb;48(1):31-50. doi: 10.1016/j.rdc.2021.09.004.


Advancements in eHealth offer unique opportunities for assisting in and augmenting aspects of evidence-based pain evaluation and management with children and adolescents. In this article, we present an overview of some of the opportunities and challenges in pain eHealth for pediatric rheumatologists to consider while caring for children and adolescents seen in their practice.

Keywords: Mobile applications; Pain; Self-management; Technology; eHealth.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Child
  • Humans
  • Pain / diagnosis
  • Pain / etiology
  • Rheumatology*
  • Technology
  • Telemedicine*